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  • Character Design Quarterly - Subscription

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    Character Design Quarterly (CDQ) is an exciting print magazine for illustrators, artists, animators and character art enthusiasts. Releasing four times a year, the magazine offers inspirational and educational articles, tutorials and interviews from top industry professionals specifically geared to helping artists hone their character design skills. This unique, engaging magazine provides a regular stream of insider knowledge and illuminating advice from experienced professionals and freelancers to help artists of all skill levels improve their workflow and designs.
  • Still Just Kidding - with signed bookplate

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    This book features an exclusive bookplate signed by Cassandra.

    Cassandra Calin’s ability to document the hilarity of relatable everyday events in a series of webcomics has made her a worldwide success and generated a huge following on social media. In this book, not only can you find a collection of her best-loved comics, illustrations, and lots of original content, but Cassandra also offers a unique insight behind the scenes – sharing how she went from drawing on her parents’ furniture, to drawing a character with bad hair and high expectations, who continues to go viral to this day. Still Just Kidding is an excellent resource for any aspiring comic artist, but also for anyone who enjoys the humor and awkwardness of familiar situations..

    Incl. Tax: $30.90

  • The Sketchbook of Loish - with signed bookplate

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    Over 25,000 copies sold worldwide!
    This book features an exclusive bookplate signed by Loish.

    The Sketchbook of Loish is the second published book by digital artist Loish (Lois van Baarle) after it was successfully funded on Kickstarter in four minutes. Showcasing a wide range of her traditional and digital sketches, this book features exclusive artwork, both old and new, by Loish, ranging from character sketches to environmental speed paints. Loish also offers insight and advice on key topics such as stylization and sketch development, making it a useful book for any artist looking for tips on approaching digital sketching as well as admirers of Loish’s work.

    Incl. Tax: $29.62

  • 2DArtist: Issue 133 - January 2017 (Download Only)

    In issue 133 we speak to background designer Kiersten Eagan about how she uses her art to tell stories, and illustrator Gediminas Pranckevičius talks to us about his career so far. We also take a look at the personal plein air studies of Pixar illustrator Noah Klocek, and Rachel Ho talks us through how she maintains flow in her sketches. Also in this issue, Sina P. Kasra reimagines the tale of Theseus and the Minotaur, James Wolf Strehle begins a new series teaching the fundamentals of fantasy concept art, and Peter Goethe shows how to speed paint magical lights. You can also see how to illustrate atmospheric sci-fi and fantasy scenes, paint a dark fantasy shaman, and much more!
  • Forge & Carve

    With knowledge passed down through the centuries, the presence of traditional crafts such as spoon carving, leather working, and knife making is becoming more and more pronounced in contemporary culture and on platforms such as social media and e-commerce. As the pressures of a fast-paced, modern-day life weigh on people, many seek solace in more manual, artful practices that take us out of ourselves and produce something beautiful and useful. Forge & Carve looks at eighteen crafters and how and why they create the items they do. From basket weaver to blacksmith, from potter to bowyer, meet some of the talented people behind this revival of time-honoured techniques and discover how they make a living from their artistry. Admire their craftsmanship; share their enthusiasm; and learn from their philosophy.

    Regular Price: $32.19

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  • 2DArtist: Issue 134 - February 2017 (Download Only)

    For this month’s interviews, Ashley Mackenzie shares her highly emotive illustrations for books and magazines, and Bartłomiej Gaweł showcases his work on The Witcher games. Traditional artist Sam Ectoplasm discusses her raw, visceral illustrations, and Sean Andrew Murray shares sketches from his extensive fantasy world. Also in this issue, Eduardo Rodriguez and Maciej Sidorowicz show how to plein air paint changing environments, and Klaus Pillon demonstrates how to speed paint impressive water effects. James Wolf Strehle teaches the fundamental elements of perfecting perspective in fantasy art, Jan Weßbecher shows us how he creates his dark futuristic illustrations, and much more!
  • 2DArtist: Issue 135 - March 2017 (Download Only)

    In this month’s issue we speak to concept artists Steve Chinhsuan Wang and Jason Nguyen about their exciting artwork, and illustrator Jana Heidersdorf shares her sketches and tips on generating new ideas. We also speak to freelance artist Dmitriy Pogorelov about his complex mixed media artworks. Also in this issue, Baldi Konijn shows us how to create an original costume for a stylized Egyptian guard, Amir Zand paints the legendary huntress Artemis as a futuristic sci-fi character, and Alex Olmedo demonstrates how to speed paint an animal mech. You can also learn how Jung-Hoon Lee creates his bold sci-fi scenes, and James Wolf Strehle continues his series on the fundamentals of fantasy painting with a tutorial on effective values.
  • Character Design Quarterly issue 03 - SOLD OUT!

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    Character Design Quarterly issue 03 is bursting full of inspiration for artists, animators, illustrators and character art enthusiasts.
    In issue 03 exceptional artists Peter Han, Alberto Camara, and Daniel Isles discuss their work and diverse careers so far. Ida Hem, Almu Redondo, and David Ardinaryas Lojaya present detailed design tutorials on perfecting a character of your own with personality, balance, and interesting contrasts. We also speak to Birgitta Hosea, Head of Animation at Royal College of Art, London, about their internationally renowned animation course, and learn quick design tips from designers including Isadora Zeferino and Matt Howorth. Anna Cattish, the artist behind our striking cover image, discusses the artists and events that have influenced her work, and much more besides!
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  • Character Design Quarterly issue 02 - SOLD OUT!

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    Character Design Quarterly issue 02 is bursting full of inspiration for artists, animators, illustrators and character art enthusiasts. Featuring detailed tutorials from talented professional artists Hicham Habchi, Andrea Femerstrand, Donna Lee and Enrique Fernández, the second issue of this refreshing high-quality print magazine is an excellent resource for anyone looking to develop their character creation skills.
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  • Character Design Quarterly issue 01 - SOLD OUT!

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    Character Design Quarterly (CDQ) is an exciting new print magazine for illustrators, artists, animators and character art enthusiasts. Issue 01 features tutorials from incredible artists Max Grecke, Brett Bean, Simone Grünewald, and Shaun Bryant, plus advice from CreatureBox who created this issue’s amazing cover art. Disney character designer Amanda Jolly shares her advice for career success and the multi-award-winning animation studio Blue Zoo give an inside view of their dynamic studio. Lois van Baarle (Loish), Avner Geller, and Randy Bishop also share top tips for refining character designs, and much more!
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